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core/path: catch errors when adding watches
authorZbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek@in.waw.pl>
Sun, 3 Mar 2013 06:49:11 +0000 (01:49 -0500)
committerZbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek@in.waw.pl>
Sun, 3 Mar 2013 13:55:53 +0000 (08:55 -0500)
Errors because of oom conditions or descriptor exhaustion should not
be ignored. We probably cannot recover from those conditions.

Current behaviour wrt. insufficient permissions is described in the
man page. It might make sense in case of user sessions, so I left
it as is.

man/systemd.path.xml
src/core/path.c

index cc2d366..1975142 100644 (file)
                 point in the file system hierarchy, a dependency
                 between both units is created automatically.</para>
 
-                <para>Unless <varname>DefaultDependencies=</varname>
-                is set to <option>false</option>, path units will
-                implicitly have dependencies of type
-                <varname>Conflicts=</varname> and
+                <para>Unless <varname>DefaultDependencies=false</varname>
+                is used, path units will implicitly have dependencies of
+                type <varname>Conflicts=</varname> and
                 <varname>Before=</varname> on
                 <filename>shutdown.target</filename>. These ensure
                 that path units are terminated cleanly prior to system
                 shutdown. Only path units involved with early boot or
-                late system shutdown should disable this
-                option.</para>
+                late system shutdown should disable this option.
+                </para>
         </refsect1>
 
         <refsect1>
                                 assignments of these options will not
                                 have any effect.</para>
 
-                                <para>If a path is already existing
+                                <para>If a path already exists
                                 (in case of
                                 <varname>PathExists=</varname> and
                                 <varname>PathExistsGlob=</varname>) or
                                 activated, then the configured unit is
                                 immediately activated as
                                 well. Something similar does not apply
-                                to <varname>PathChanged=</varname>.
+                                to <varname>PathChanged=</varname> and
+                                <varname>PathModified=</varname>.</para>
+
+                                <para>If the path itself or any of the
+                                containing directories are not
+                                accessible, <command>systemd</command>
+                                will watch for permission changes and
+                                notice that conditions are satisfied
+                                when permissions allow that.
                                 </para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>
                         <varlistentry>
index dcb3b1f..fc10128 100644 (file)
@@ -79,6 +79,11 @@ int path_spec_watch(PathSpec *s, Unit *u) {
         s->primary_wd = inotify_add_watch(s->inotify_fd, k, flags_table[s->type]);
         if (s->primary_wd >= 0)
                 exists = true;
+        else if (errno != EACCES && errno != ENOENT) {
+                log_error("Failed to add watch on %s: %m", k);
+                r = -errno;
+                goto fail;
+        }
 
         do {
                 int flags;
@@ -97,8 +102,20 @@ int path_spec_watch(PathSpec *s, Unit *u) {
 
                 if (inotify_add_watch(s->inotify_fd, k, flags) >= 0)
                         exists = true;
+                else if (errno != EACCES && errno != ENOENT) {
+                        log_error("Failed to add watch on %s: %m", k);
+                        r = -errno;
+                        goto fail;
+                }
         } while (slash != k);
 
+        if (!exists) {
+                log_error("Failed to add watch on any of the components of %s: %m",
+                          s->path);
+                r = -errno;
+                goto fail;
+        }
+
         return 0;
 
 fail: